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Hodgkin’s Disease

What is Hodgkin's Disease? Hodgkin's Disease is a malignant disease affecting the lymphatic and immune system. Hodgkin's lymphoma arises in the lymph nodes or in lymphoid tissue of organs such as the digestive system, lung or skin. While…

Hemolytic Anemia

What is Hemolytic Anemia? Hemolytic Anemia is a condition where RBCs undergo premature destruction. 1. Hereditary a. Abnormalities of RBC interior. b. RBC membranes abnormalities. 2. Acquired a. Enlarged spleen. b. Immune factors.…

Megaloblastic Anemia

What is Megaloblastic Anemia? Megaloblastic type of anemia is due to Vitamin B 12 or folic acid deficiency. Vit B12 Deficiency or Pernicious Anemia Causes of Megaloblastic Anemia 1. Inadequate intake e.g. Elderly people. 2.…

Hemophilia

What is Hemophilia? Hemophilia is a genetic disorder due to the absence of the anti-hemophilic factor. Clinical Features of Hemophilia 1. After an injury, bleeding occurs for hours or days depending on whether it is a mild disease or a…